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AO Exam Key Yr 3 1/2 AmblesideOnline.org

Ambleside Online Exam Key Year 3 1/2

Term 1 - Term 2 - Term 3





Year 3.5 Term 1

Bible
   1. In your own words, tell about your favorite character that you read in your Bible reading this term.
   2. In your own words, tell about your favorite event that you read in your Bible reading this term.

Writing/Penmanship
   Copy "Up came the dog and ran off with the candles." (English Fairy Tales, "The Rose Tree")
   At this level, some students may not be doing much writing. Adjust your expectations to your child's ability.

History
   1. Tell about Columbus's journey across the strange sea and what he saw there. (The Men Who Found America, ch 1)
   2. What do you know about Cortez and Montezuma? (The Men Who Found America, ch 3, "The Beautiful City of the Floating Islands")
   3. Tell about a hero you read about this term.

Tales
   1. Tell a fairy tale you read this term.
   2. What do you know about Pocahontas? (The Men Who Found America, ch 8 "The Little Red Princess of the Forest")

Geography
   1. How do stars show direction? How does a compass show direction? (Home Geography Lesson III and IV)
   2. Describe a plain. (Home Geography, Lesson XI)
   3. What do you know about vapor? (Home Geography, Lesson XV)

Natural History and General Science
   1. Tell about a water bug or Peggy's water plants. (By Pond and River, "The Water-bugs" or "Peggy's Water-plants")
   2. What do you know about soap? (Secret of Everyday Things, Ashes/Potash; Soap)

Arithmetic (Feel free to adapt questions to your child's ability and math program.)
   1. Edmund wants to buy a bicycle that costs 38.50. He has 24.00; how much more does he need to save? ($14.50)
   2. How many hours are there in two and a half days? (60)
   3. Andrew had 28 peppermints. If he gave half to Tony and then half of what he had left to Lauren, how many peppermints would Andrew have? (7)

Foreign Language
   1. Recite or sing something you have learned in your foreign language.
   2. In your foreign language name the things in your schoolroom, using full sentences.

Picture Study
   1. Describe your favorite picture from this term's picture study.

Recitation
   Father should choose a poem, and two Bible verses learned this term for student to recite.

Singing
   Sing your favorite folksong and hymn from this term.

Handicrafts
   Show some work in handicrafts from this term to someone outside your family.




Year 3.5 Term 2

Bible
   1. In your own words, tell about your favorite character that you read in your Bible reading this term.
   2. In your own words, tell about your favorite event that you read in your Bible reading this term.

Writing/Penmanship
   Copy "He had laid his hand to the plough, and he must drive the furrow." (Men of Iron, "Hand to Hand")
   At this level, some students may not be doing much writing. Adjust your expectations to your child's ability.

History
   1. Tell about the first printer. (Thirty Famous Stories Retold, The First Printer)
   2. What do you know about the fall of Troy or how Rome was founded? (Thirty Famous Stories Retold, The Fall of Troy, How Rome Was Founded)
   3. Tell all you know about a hero you read about this term.

Tales
   1. Tell a story about Bambi.
   2. What do you know about North Wind? (At the Back of the North Wind)

Geography
   1. Where does dew come from? What happens to it? (Home Geography Lesson XVI)
   2. How are rivers made? (Home Geography, Lesson XVIII)
   3. What is a peninsula? (Home Geography, Lesson XXVI)

Natural History and General Science
   1. What do you know about a wild duck, or an oriole's nest? (Ways of the Wood Folk)
   2. Tell what you know about the three states of matter, or, distillation. (The Secret of Everyday Things, The Three States of Matter; Distillation)

Arithmetic (Feel free to adapt questions to your child's ability and math program.)
   1. Beth earns $3.50 an hour babysitting. How much will she earn in seven hours? ($24.50)
   2. If 48 jelly beans are divided between four children, how many will each child get? (12)
   3. Trevor made $30.00 mowing lawns on Saturday. If he continues mowing lawns for the next three weeks, how much money will he have at the end of the month if he earns $30.00 each time? ($120)

Foreign Language
   1. Recite or sing something you have learned in your foreign language.
   2. In your foreign language name the things in your schoolroom, using full sentences.

Picture Study
   1. Describe your favorite picture from this term's picture study.

Recitation
   Father should choose a poem, and two Bible verses learned this term for student to recite.

Singing
   Sing your favorite folksong and hymn from this term.

Handicrafts
   Show some work in handicrafts from this term to someone outside your family.




Year 3 Term 3.5

Bible
   1. In your own words, tell about your favorite character that you read in your Bible reading this term.
   2. In your own words, tell about your favorite event that you read in your Bible reading this term.

Writing/Penmanship
   Copy "Diamond lifted his cap, and answered politely." (Back of the North Wind, ch 17)
   At this level, some students may not be doing much writing. Adjust your expectations to your child's ability.

History
   1. Tell about Walter Raleigh and the Queen, or Napoleon in Egypt. (The Story of Sir Walter Raleigh or The Story of Napoleon)
   2. Tell about Sir Walter Raleigh in the tower, or Napoleon's Last Battle. (The Story of Sir Walter Raleigh or The Story of Napoleon)
   3. What is your favorite story from the history you read this term?

Tales
   1. Tell how Polly got a new stove. (Five Little Peppers, "Sunshine Again")
   2. "Myles was alone, face to face, with his mortal enemy." Then what happened? (Men of Iron, "The Fate of Myles")

Geography
   1. Name three uses for plants. (Home Geography, Lesson XXXII)
   2. Name three uses for animals. (Home Geography, Lesson XXXIX)
   3. Name three things found in the earth. (Home Geography, Lesson XLI, XLII)

Natural History and General Science
   1. What are some uses of starch? or What do you know about sound? (Secret of Everyday Things, Strange Uses of Starch, or Sound)
   2. Tell about Mooween's den. (Little Brother to the Bear, "Mooween's Den")

Arithmetic (Feel free to adapt questions to your child's ability and math program.)
   1. Nathan can type 12 words a minute. How long will it take him to type a letter that has 180 words? (15 min)
   2. Jessica made half as many thank you cards as Tricia. Together they made 18 cards. How many cards did Tricia make? (12)
   3. Allen collected 570 aluminum cans. Sandra collected 87 more than Allen. How much did they collect altogether? (1227)

Foreign Language
   1. Recite or sing something you have learned in your foreign language.
   2. In your foreign language name the things in your schoolroom, using full sentences.

Picture Study
   1. Describe your favorite picture from this term's picture study.

Recitation
   Father should choose a poem, and two Bible verses learned this term for student to recite.

Singing
   Sing your favorite folksong and hymn from this term.

Handicrafts
   Show some work in handicrafts from this term to someone outside your family.